Originally intended to be coated in silver, this harmonious temple ended up in simple wood. It houses an image of Kannon and includes lovely gardens.

Facts & Stats on Ginkakuji

Go Historic ID
319451
Names
Ginkakuji
Silver Pavilion Temple
Dates
1484-90
Tags
World Heritage Site#688; since 1994

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Ginkaku-ji-cho
Kyoto, Japan
Contact
075/771-5725

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Ginkakuji - Kyoto, Japan